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Fire Triangle

In the past two years, half a dozen chemical disasters have ripped apart Texas neighborhoods, sent dozens of people to the hospital and killed unsuspecting bystanders as well as workers. Texas Public Radio and Houston Public Media spent the better part of 2020 investigating these events to answer the question: why do so many chemical disasters keep happening in Texas, and what—if anything—is being done to prevent more?

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Immigration

The U.S. Supreme Court rules Biden administration can end ‘Remain in Mexico’ immigration policy

Posted on · The decision is a setback for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who filed suit against the Biden administration when the White House tried to rescind the policy.

Houston Matters

Flooding and pollution in minority communities, and the impact of minority-owned businesses (June 30, 2022)

Posted on · On Thursday's show: Increased flooding across the country is exposing more people to industrial waste, especially those in minority communities. Plus, a new report examines the impact of minority-owned businesses on the region's economy. And a Houston teacher is honored at the Tony Awards.

Town Square

The sixth Jan. 6 hearing: Cassidy Hutchinson’s testimony, metal detectors, seem to help reveal a ‘smoking gun’

Posted on · And after today’s hearing, where should the investigation go from here? Today, we invite top political minds to discuss, inform and shed more light on what we are learning.